Category: Arts/Culture/Entertainment

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Contretemps beats against the time

Ethereal visions of swans, sylphs, shades, and sugarplums? A way of moving that puts the court in courtesy and curtsy? ...

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Remembering Sally Nemeth

Editor’s Note: Sally Nemeth, an early force in the growth of Chicago as a city that nurtures new plays, died ...

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God: now at the mall

A viewer takes in Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment. Courtesy the artist It had been almost exactly 30 years since I’d ...

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TimeLine marches on

click to enlarge HGA design rendering showing future street exterior view of TimeLine’s new Uptown home Courtesy TimeLine Theatre TimeLine ...

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The story of Stick Castle

click to enlarge Stick Castle brought neighbors together and offered hope. Nina Li Coomes A hand-drawn sign in crayon, taped ...

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With the Thompson Center on the block, CAC celebrates its late creator

It’s sad but true that we’re never so much appreciated as when we’re newly dead. Especially if the death is ...

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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play reopens at the Goodman

From the Heathers to the Plastics, teenage girls and their cliques have proved to be a sturdy source of pop ...

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A tsunami of news and a new path for Actors’ Equity membership

There’s been a tsunami of theater news over the past couple of weeks. Steppenwolf named ensemble members Glenn Davis and ...

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Book It

A list of new and recently released books from Chicago authors or publishers, plus some books you might have missed ...

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Comedy is back, baby!

click to enlarge Sonal Aggarwal and Karmen Naidoo hosting the first live Gimme the Light in Chicago Sarah Elizabeth Larson ...

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